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Billy Mays' Family: Never Saw Signs of Cocaine Use

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Since: Jun 09

Scrotum, Idaho

#1 Aug 8, 2009
Think this is just a conspiracy to discredit Billy's good name.

I'd make Vince Sham-Wow a suspect.
learn123

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Aug 8, 2009
some comments:

1) nobody yells as much as this dude without smoking tons of crack

2) the guy made his money give him a break if he wants to live hard and die young its his prorogative just like Michael

Since: Mar 07

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#3 Aug 8, 2009
Telstar wrote:
Think this is just a conspiracy to discredit Billy's good name.
I'd make Vince Sham-Wow a suspect.
why are you claiming conspiracy, he was a pitchman..a famous one but a pitchman, why would anyone go to the extent of creating a conspiracy to say he was doing coke..he wasn't the president...
Cherry Pot

United States

#4 Aug 8, 2009
I KNEW there HAD TO BE something strange/bizarre about his 'ways' when expessing himself on those stupid obnoxious TV ads/commercials pluggin stupid 'widgets' and offending everybody by coming into your living room, with his loud-mouth boisterous insulting ways......I'm glad this SOB died.....America had had enough of this fat guy!

Cocaine......? Wow,....I guess a LARD heart and some coke just don't go that far baby.....LOL

“EVOLUTION IS EXTINCTION”

Since: Aug 07

MARIETTA, GA

#5 Aug 8, 2009
RIP Billy Mays. You were loud and obnoxious and overbearing. But....loud, obnoxious, overbearing people sell things.

If a 'Ron Popeil' award for outstanding salesmanship is created, you should be it first recipient.

Since: Jun 09

Scrotum, Idaho

#6 Aug 8, 2009
kimbev69 wrote:
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why would anyone go to the extent of creating a conspiracy to say he was doing coke..he wasn't the president...
The President does coke?

I hadn't heard that!
Texas Pharmacist

United States

#7 Aug 8, 2009
Cocaine is similar in structure to antihistamines and decongestants and amphetamines. It is possible this is a false positive on a drug test. According to retired Los Angeles policeman Leland Strong's book, "Strong on Defense", that gives crime scenarios and the best way to effect a positive outcome, he said people on meth or crack cocaine are psychotic and will kill in an instant for no reason. Billy Mays does not fit that description, of a psychotic potential killer. So it is likely a false positive on the drug test was reported. That is not unusual since people who take Ritalin for hyperactivity disorders show a false positive for meth-amphetamine on drug tests. Ritalin is methyl-phenidate which is a meth-amphetamine structure. It is a prescription drug with valid uses for cognizance in the elderly, too. How many elderly have been falsely accused of being a drug addict when they go to a hospital for a heart attack and a drug test shows meth-ampetamine or cocaine when they take Ritalin and nasal decongestants and anti-histamines? It gets very expensive to prove oneself innocent. A lawyer came to me and told me about a sweet old lady he had known for many years who was being accused of using meth-amphetamine and he gave me a list of her Rx meds and OTC meds to see what could cause a false positive. From what I have read in American Free Press, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should be tested for cocaine since she would probably test positive. Does she use cocaine or anti-histamines or decongestants? Enemies would say cocaine. Friends would say anti-histamines. I liked Billy Mays on tv and will miss his commercials and I do not believe he was a cocaine user. I have seen too many false postitives on drug tests to trust them. Type I diabetics in metabolic ketosis test positive for alcohol intoxication even if they do not drink alcohol. They can be disoriented like a person who is drunk when they are not drunk. What is the answer on that one? Get better testing equipment to distinguish between ketones and alcohol OR stop giving Type I Diabetics driver's licenses. A woman in New York just killed 8 people because she was diabetic and disoriented and driving the wrong way on a highway. I do not believe she had 10 times the alcohol level allowed by law in her system. She had ketones and was in diabetic ketosis: an act of God. She should not have been issued a driver's license.

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#8 Aug 8, 2009
Texas Pharmacist wrote:
Cocaine is similar in structure to antihistamines and decongestants and amphetamines. It is possible this is a false positive on a drug test. According to retired Los Angeles policeman Leland Strong's book, "Strong on Defense", that gives crime scenarios and the best way to effect a positive outcome, he said people on meth or crack cocaine are psychotic and will kill in an instant for no reason. Billy Mays does not fit that description, of a psychotic potential killer. So it is likely a false positive on the drug test was reported. That is not unusual since people who take Ritalin for hyperactivity disorders show a false positive for meth-amphetamine on drug tests. Ritalin is methyl-phenidate which is a meth-amphetamine structure. It is a prescription drug with valid uses for cognizance in the elderly, too. How many elderly have been falsely accused of being a drug addict when they go to a hospital for a heart attack and a drug test shows meth-ampetamine or cocaine when they take Ritalin and nasal decongestants and anti-histamines? It gets very expensive to prove oneself innocent. A lawyer came to me and told me about a sweet old lady he had known for many years who was being accused of using meth-amphetamine and he gave me a list of her Rx meds and OTC meds to see what could cause a false positive. From what I have read in American Free Press, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should be tested for cocaine since she would probably test positive. Does she use cocaine or anti-histamines or decongestants? Enemies would say cocaine. Friends would say anti-histamines. I liked Billy Mays on tv and will miss his commercials and I do not believe he was a cocaine user. I have seen too many false postitives on drug tests to trust them. Type I diabetics in metabolic ketosis test positive for alcohol intoxication even if they do not drink alcohol. They can be disoriented like a person who is drunk when they are not drunk. What is the answer on that one? Get better testing equipment to distinguish between ketones and alcohol OR stop giving Type I Diabetics driver's licenses. A woman in New York just killed 8 people because she was diabetic and disoriented and driving the wrong way on a highway. I do not believe she had 10 times the alcohol level allowed by law in her system. She had ketones and was in diabetic ketosis: an act of God. She should not have been issued a driver's license.
#1 Billy Mays used cocaine, not meth or crack cocaine in the days prior to having his fatal heart situation...where do you get that he doesn't fit a profile for a psychotic killer lol what does that even mean...

#2 the woman on the Taconic was not diabetic at all, she had gestational diabetes 3 yrs ago during her last pregnancy....gestational diabetes goes away after you deliver your baby, there was a broken empty bottle 1.7 liter was the size..she had 10 shots undigested in her stomach..diabetes does not put vodka in a person's stomach.

if you are a pharmacist then please do not give your customers advice, in fact quit your job and become a janitor or something because you know nothing about drugs or diabetes or even how to read a news article...it seems in your eyes that everyone is innocent and has not done anything wrong to cause not only their own death but innocent peoples and childrens deaths also..

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#9 Aug 8, 2009
Texas Pharmacist wrote:
Cocaine is similar in structure to antihistamines and decongestants and amphetamines. It is possible this is a false positive on a drug test. According to retired Los Angeles policeman Leland Strong's book, "Strong on Defense", that gives crime scenarios and the best way to effect a positive outcome, he said people on meth or crack cocaine are psychotic and will kill in an instant for no reason. Billy Mays does not fit that description, of a psychotic potential killer. So it is likely a false positive on the drug test was reported. That is not unusual since people who take Ritalin for hyperactivity disorders show a false positive for meth-amphetamine on drug tests. Ritalin is methyl-phenidate which is a meth-amphetamine structure. It is a prescription drug with valid uses for cognizance in the elderly, too. How many elderly have been falsely accused of being a drug addict when they go to a hospital for a heart attack and a drug test shows meth-ampetamine or cocaine when they take Ritalin and nasal decongestants and anti-histamines? It gets very expensive to prove oneself innocent. A lawyer came to me and told me about a sweet old lady he had known for many years who was being accused of using meth-amphetamine and he gave me a list of her Rx meds and OTC meds to see what could cause a false positive. From what I have read in American Free Press, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should be tested for cocaine since she would probably test positive. Does she use cocaine or anti-histamines or decongestants? Enemies would say cocaine. Friends would say anti-histamines. I liked Billy Mays on tv and will miss his commercials and I do not believe he was a cocaine user. I have seen too many false postitives on drug tests to trust them. Type I diabetics in metabolic ketosis test positive for alcohol intoxication even if they do not drink alcohol. They can be disoriented like a person who is drunk when they are not drunk. What is the answer on that one? Get better testing equipment to distinguish between ketones and alcohol OR stop giving Type I Diabetics driver's licenses. A woman in New York just killed 8 people because she was diabetic and disoriented and driving the wrong way on a highway. I do not believe she had 10 times the alcohol level allowed by law in her system. She had ketones and was in diabetic ketosis: an act of God. She should not have been issued a driver's license.
also they ask you what medications you are on when you take a drug test so that they can rule out other drugs as you have mentioned that may give you a positive reading, how can you tell that Billy Mays was not a drug addict just by seeing his commercials...you have an amazing gift
Donnie in Ky

Heidrick, KY

#10 Aug 8, 2009
big deal look at about all your major league ballplayers movie stars and YES even the former and present American Presidents!!

Since: Jun 09

Scrotum, Idaho

#11 Aug 8, 2009
Notice they're running the Jupiter Jack car cell phone thing commercial with someone else other than Billy now........

Not nearly as good.
Cherry Pot

London, TX

#12 Aug 8, 2009
If you take ANYTHING, including food, drugs, and other SUBSTANCES.....and you come into a COLD DEATH......that means your heart, and your brain STOPS.....and your whole body comes into an ARRESTING STATE of being......the only thing that grows is 'keratin' that is only the protein that makes HAIR and NAILS......TOENAILS too!

The toxicology report and the efforts that make an atopsy become legalistic 'depositions' are ACCURATE AND PRECISE......and hold
their 'integrity' according the reputable and 'track record' that these systems that have been incorporated to analyze the evidence, that will come into question in the courts!

Ultimaely......and I say this only because IT HAS HAPPENED......Money, insurance beneficiaries, and family-oriented legalistic merits, and greedy lawyers....plus toxocology 'experts' that work in 'cahoots' with other greedy folks.....are working over-time.......to MEET THEIR agenda, and come with references, expertise advice, and knowledge......not to mention 'framed proof' that the SAID person being analyzed and, has expired, is indeed the 'cadaver' that had, used, and experienced, exercised, and willfully acted, in such a personal way.....that caused his death..!

So take THIS TO THE BANK........Hello!

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#13 Aug 9, 2009
Cherry Pot wrote:
If you take ANYTHING, including food, drugs, and other SUBSTANCES.....and you come into a COLD DEATH......that means your heart, and your brain STOPS.....and your whole body comes into an ARRESTING STATE of being......the only thing that grows is 'keratin' that is only the protein that makes HAIR and NAILS......TOENAILS too!
The toxicology report and the efforts that make an atopsy become legalistic 'depositions' are ACCURATE AND PRECISE......and hold
their 'integrity' according the reputable and 'track record' that these systems that have been incorporated to analyze the evidence, that will come into question in the courts!
Ultimaely......and I say this only because IT HAS HAPPENED......Money, insurance beneficiaries, and family-oriented legalistic merits, and greedy lawyers....plus toxocology 'experts' that work in 'cahoots' with other greedy folks.....are working over-time.......to MEET THEIR agenda, and come with references, expertise advice, and knowledge......not to mention 'framed proof' that the SAID person being analyzed and, has expired, is indeed the 'cadaver' that had, used, and experienced, exercised, and willfully acted, in such a personal way.....that caused his death..!
So take THIS TO THE BANK........Hello!
i think you should look up the keratin claim you are making, it is a myth that hair and nails keep growing after death, the fact is that the body is shriveling up giving the appearance that these things grow...but nothing continues growing and if you read most life insurance policies..illegal drug use pretty much will cancel out a policy making it unable to be cashed in, now i said most policies...not all...

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#14 Aug 9, 2009

“pay it forward”

Since: Feb 09

Location hidden

#15 Aug 9, 2009
kimbev69 wrote:
http://www.snopes.com/science/ nailgrow.asp
here ya go
Thankyou
Aquaman253

Tacoma, WA

#16 Aug 9, 2009
Telstar wrote:
Think this is just a conspiracy to discredit Billy's good name.
I'd make Vince Sham-Wow a suspect.
I agree. Being as famous as he was, it would be wise for this rumor to leak out because it is total anti-drug propaganda. But maybe he was a coke user.

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#17 Aug 9, 2009
Telstar wrote:
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The President does coke?
I hadn't heard that!
actually yes there are articles on the web where President Obama states he has tried cocaine before..so go google it.
Caffeinated

Hinsdale, IL

#18 Aug 9, 2009
This death seems really suspicious to me. They had him on video saying that he cracked his head on the airplane...the man dies the next day, and suddenly they find coke in his system?

Is it typical to test for drugs?

I'm thinking someone has been paid off.

And yes...obama admitted to using cocaine. So far we had a drunk and a coke user as president. Maybe we'll get lucky and get a meth user or a heroin junkie next time.

(fingers crossed)

“you're not the boss of me!”

Since: Jan 08

the road less traveled.....

#19 Aug 9, 2009
Telstar wrote:
Think this is just a conspiracy to discredit Billy's good name.
I'd make Vince Sham-Wow a suspect.
Of course you're correct with this suspiscion...

"you're gonna love my nuts" ?? wtf was that all about?

Billy Mays RIP
Franklin

Chestertown, NY

#20 Jan 4, 2010
Billy, you disappoint me..i looked up to you so greatly. when I think back to those wonderful commercials of yours....a tear comes to my eye. RIP

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